Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 89 88
Rank change year-on-year -41 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 49 80 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.64% 3.10% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 3.42% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 36 60 62
Cambridge median annual salary £44,582 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.90% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £32,106
90th Percentile £68,125 £60,250 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,582 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.90% -10.53% +5.56%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,821 2,340 2,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.32% 90.80% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,901 1,768 1,913
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,641
% change year-on-year - +3.11% +1.49%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Degree
4 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
5 16 (32.65%) Open Source Development
6 15 (30.61%) C#
7 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 13 (26.53%) Docker
8 13 (26.53%) Python
9 12 (24.49%) GitHub
9 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (22.45%) TDD
11 10 (20.41%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
11 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (18.37%) BDD
12 9 (18.37%) Web Services
13 8 (16.33%) .NET
13 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.33%) Unix
13 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
14 7 (14.29%) QEMU
14 7 (14.29%) OpenStack
14 7 (14.29%) KVM
14 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
14 7 (14.29%) UML
14 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
14 7 (14.29%) JavaScript

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 6 (12.24%) ArcGIS
2 6 (12.24%) ArcSDE
2 6 (12.24%) GeoServer
3 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 5 (10.20%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (24.49%) GitHub
2 10 (20.41%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) GIS
3 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.20%) NCrunch
3 5 (10.20%) ReSharper
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.04%) Hudson
7 1 (2.04%) Maven
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Architect
3 14 (28.57%) Software Architect
4 13 (26.53%) Software Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Software Developer
6 9 (18.37%) Systems Architect
7 7 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
8 5 (10.20%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Test Scripter
11 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
11 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (4.08%) Linux Developer
11 2 (4.08%) Python Developer
11 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Web Services
2 8 (16.33%) .NET
3 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.24%) TensorFlow
5 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.12%) RESTful
5 3 (6.12%) XML
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.08%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.08%) HTML
6 2 (4.08%) Node.js
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.04%) Django
7 1 (2.04%) J2SE
7 1 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (2.04%) pytest
7 1 (2.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Algorithms
3 6 (12.24%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (10.20%) Data Structures
4 5 (10.20%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
3 16 (32.65%) Open Source Development
4 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.45%) TDD
5 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
6 9 (18.37%) BDD
7 7 (14.29%) UML
8 6 (12.24%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (12.24%) Critical Success Factor
8 6 (12.24%) CRM
8 6 (12.24%) EAM
8 6 (12.24%) ERP
8 6 (12.24%) Innovative Thinking
8 6 (12.24%) Machine Learning
8 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
8 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
8 6 (12.24%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) C#
2 13 (26.53%) Python
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Perl
5 4 (8.16%) Java
6 3 (6.12%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) C
7 2 (4.08%) Julia
7 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) AWK
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Docker
2 7 (14.29%) KVM
2 7 (14.29%) QEMU
3 5 (10.20%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) ESRI
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) WorldPay